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2018 WHERE TO RIDE GUIDE

-- The amount of fun you have on your ATV or UTV is usually based on the great places you take it to ride. Knowing where the best riding areas are is key. Well, here's a list of some of those places. These dates showcase when a special event occurs there. If you've never been to an ATV/UTV Jamboree, festival or rally you don't know what you're missing. Ask anyone who's ever been to one, because they're always eager to go back again. It's just fun to hang out at a beautiful riding area with so many other enthusiasts who think…

2018 Sand Drag Racing USA

Growing rider and spectator interest has spawned more exciting racing in the competitive ATV/UTV motorsports world for 2018. Listed below are ATV/UTV-only sand drag race events open to any rider who meets track safety requirements—basically helmet, goggles, long pants, shirt, shoes and a tether kill switch on your machine. Racing is on groomed 300 foot tracks using NHRA style launch lights and computerized systems for recording Elapsed Times and speed and determining who crosses the Finish Line first. There are Classes…

HOW TO MASTER SAND RIDING!

Almost anyone who loves riding quads enjoys taking them out to the dunes. Sand is one of the safest, most fun and enjoyable surfaces for an ATV. That being said, we want you and your buddies to be able to go out and enjoy the wide world of sand-slinging to your heart’s content. If you have friends who are new to duning, then take the time to show them the ropes, and what it takes to enjoy this unique form of off-road adventuring. Being prepared, and knowing a few rules of the dunes, will go a long way in making your…

FIRST RESPONDERS RIDE

-- DIRT WHEELS READERS OF THE MONTH -- Dear Dirt Wheels, Here we are in November on our annual NY area Cop, Fireman and E.M.S. ride.  We are at the quarry on The Rock House Trail System in West Virginia. This is a yearly event for us where we drive down, stay for a week and enjoy the great ATV trails and Southern Hospitality. Along with the fantastic riding that The Hatfield and McCoy Trail System has to offer, we really appreciate the break from our hectic schedules.   Pictured from left to right are Jim, Paul,…

LAKE ELSINORE GRAND PRIX THIS WEEKEND!

-- QUADS, UTVs & 3-WHEELERS RACING AT THIS FAMOUS EVENT -- The legendary Lake Elsinore Grand Prix was the big race you saw in the movie "On Any Sunday" with Steve McQueen. Well, it's still going strong and the 49th running is happening on November 10, 11 & 12 along the shores of Lake Elsinore, located in Southern California, southeast of Los Angeles. The race also goes through the streets of that town. It's wild, exciting and the most fun you'll have, either as a spectator or a competitor. The cross-country…

JUNGLE QUADS

-- The country of Costa Rica is located in Central America, south of Nicaragua and north of Panama. It’s bordered by the Pacific Ocean on one side and the Atlantic Ocean on the other. In between is beautiful mountain terrain covered in a thick layer of tropical foliage. In the areas away from the beach and towns, it’s pretty much a jungle, or the perfect place to go for an ATV ride. Most people don’t realize how popular ATV riding is in Costa Rica. There’s really no other type of vehicle that’s better than a 4x4…

YAMAHA HELPS IMPROVE ACCESS TO RIDING AREAS

-- YAMAHA CONTRIBUTES OVER $150,000 TO OUTDOOR ACCESS INITIATIVE -- Yamaha press Release:  Yamaha Motor Corp., USA, today announces the Yamaha Outdoor Access Initiative contributed more than $150,000 in funds and equipment to 12 grant recipients in the second quarter of 2017. This quarter reflected the program’s broad appeal to the motorized and outdoor recreation community with several projects focused on creating and protecting motorcycle access and riding opportunities across the country. “From a ground-up…

Let’s Ride with LR!

Have you ever wondered what it would be like to ride along side desert racing legend Larry Roeseler? Well then look no further. All you have to do to have the experience is sign up. This isn't an enter to win gimmick either. Larry has teamed up with Coyne Powersports, UTV Underground, and his team of dedicated sponsors to take regular people on a fun ride to show what the world of UTVs is all about. Once a month registered riders meet in the superstition OHV area in imperial valley California to do a double loop with…

TRAILFEST IS THIS WEEKEND!

-- GILBERT, WEST VIRGINIA IS THE PLACE TO BE OCT. 5TH - 9TH, 2017 -- Join this big off-road festival on the Hatfield McCoy Trails!  Get Ready!!! National TrailFest will be bigger and better than ever before in 2017!  If you've ever been to a TrailFest, then you already know that it's one of the premier UTV, ATV and Dirtbike riding events in the country.  This world class national event offers some of the VERY BEST TRAIL RIDING IN THE WORLD, with direct access to our Rockhouse Trail, Devil Anse and Buffalo Mountain …

MULBERRY MUD NATIONAL

-- NOVEMBER 9-12, OZARK, ARKANSAS -- Here's your chance to check out the last event of the year in High Lifters Mud National series. It's definitely a good time weekend for UTV and 4x4 quad enthusiasts. Camping is available at the off-road park. Along with trail riding, the activities include: TIME TRIALS around an obstacle course. BAD 2DA BONE contest for the most outrageous mud machines ever. MUDDA CROSS races around a mud hole course. CONCERTS on friday and saturday nights. FIREWORKS SHOW on…

UTV Invasion 2017!

The Idaho Dunes UTV Invasion is South East Idaho’s premier UTV enthusiast event. With the St. Anthony Sand Dunes Recreation Area serving as the backdrop for this 4 day event be sure you are ready for the ride of your life! Not only does the area offer one of the most spectacular sand dune experiences in the country, it also offers hundreds of miles of trail riding and extreme off road adventure for the whole family. Hundreds of UTV enthusiasts from around the country came to enjoy throw down in the dunes, and…